Ask Dr. Ruth 100 minutes United States A chronicle of the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America's most famous sex therapist.
Assassinaut 75 minutes United States A science-fiction adventure film about a young girl who braves the alien wilderness of a faraway planet to save the President of Earth from a murderous astronaut.
Beau Travail (1999) 90 minutes France The 1999 classic from French filmmaker Claire Denis focuses on an ex-Foreign Legion officer as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in Africa.
Body At Brighton Rock 87 minutes United States An inexperienced park employee must spend the night in the wilderness after stumbling upon a potential crime scene on a remote mountain trail.
Foosballers 96 minutes United States The stakes are high in this heartwarming documentary chronicling the lives of professional foosball players.
Found Footage Festival: After Dark 90 minutes United States Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) are serving up their raunchiest, most unsettling, and patently misguided VHS finds from 25 years of collecting at thrift stores and garage sales around North America.
Found Footage Festival: Volume 9 90 minutes United States Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) are back with an all-new edition of the Found Footage Festival, featuring newly unearthed VHS gems found at thrift stores across the country.
Freaks 104 minutes Canada In this genre-bending psychological sci-fi thriller, a bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father's protective and paranoid control.
F*** You All: The Uwe Boll Story 96 minutes Canada, United States A documentary focused on the career and personal life of the filmmaker notoriously known as the world’s worst director.
Hail Satan? 95 minutes United States A documentary chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history: the group known as The Satanic Temple.
Happy Face 100 minutes Canada Estranged from his cancer-stricken mother, 19 year-old Stan dons a disguise and joins a therapy workshop for disfigured patients in a misguided attempt to reconnect with her.
Harpoon 83 minutes Canada Rivalries, dark secrets, and sexual tension emerge when three best friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean under suspicious circumstances.
Her Smell 135 minutes United States A self-destructive '90s punk rocker (Elisabeth Moss) struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.
High Life 110 minutes Germany, France, United States, United Kingdom The last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to deep space, father and daughter must rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.
In Fabric 118 minutes United Kingdom A haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a department store, the latest offering from CUFF alumnus Peter Strickland follows the life of a cursed dress.
Knife + Heart 102 minutes France In the summer of 1979, gay porn producer Anne sets out to film her most ambitious film yet, but her actors are picked off, one by one, by a mysterious killer.
Little Monsters 94 minutes Australia A washed-up musician teams up with a teacher (Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong’o) and a kids show personality to protect young children from a sudden outbreak of zombies.
Lost Holiday 78 minutes United States Home for the holidays with nothing to do, two old high school friends get in over their heads when they try to solve the kidnapping of a Washington DC socialite.
Midnight Family 81 minutes Mexico, United States In Mexico City the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need. As they try to make a living in this cutthroat industry, they struggle to keep their financial needs from compromising the people in their care.
Mutant Blast 81 minutes Portugal A fearless soldier and a man with superhuman strength, are being pursued by a military cell responsible for scientific experiments that have resulted in a zombie apocalypse.
Nekrotronic 99 minutes Australia A group of demon-hunters known as Nekromancers must battle with evil forces to stop a demonic corporate billionaire's plot to devour the souls of a million human beings.
Red Letter Day 76 minutes Canada A recently divorced mother of two receives mysterious letters instructing her and her teenage children to kill the people in their letters before they kill them.
Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party! 180 minutes Various A 3-hour trip into the weird and wonderful world of yesteryear’s animated antics accompanied by an all-you-can-eat buffet of cereal!
Secret Screening 120 minutes This one is top secret. Even after you see the film, it remains secret to everyone else.
Shorts: An All Consuming Fear 82 minutes Colombia, Finland, Canada, United States, Spain, France Trust no one but yourself. Follow along with our central characters through these terrifying experiences.
Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times 78 minutes United States, Canada, United Kingdom Having issues connecting with others is a common experience. But the obstacles faced in these shorts are exceptional.
Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come 84 minutes Canada, United States, Belgium We’re all looking for something, but the answers aren’t always what you expect. The consequences can be funny. Or very very dark.
The Dead Center 93 minutes United States A hospital psychiatrist's own sanity is pushed to the edge when a frightened amnesiac patient insists that he has died and brought something terrible back from the other side.
The Mountain 106 minutes United States The story of a young man who, after losing his mother, goes to work with a doctor specializing in lobotomies and therapies.
Them That Follow 98 minutes United States Set deep in the wilds of Appalachia, where believers handle death-dealing snakes to prove themselves before God, THEM THAT FOLLOW tells the story of a pastor's daughter who holds a secret that threatens to tear her community apart.
Violence Voyager 84 minutes Japan Two boys stumble upon a mysterious amusement park. It doesn’t take long for things to get weird in this grotesque body horror nightmare.
Virgins (EIN BETULOT BAKRAYOT) 90 minutes France, Israel, Belgium Lana, a rebellious teenager, dreams of escaping her small Isralie beachside town until rumours of a mermaid sighting bring excitement to the village.
Who Let The Dogs Out 62 minutes Canada The complex story behind the song "Who Let the Dogs Out," which became a hit for the Bahamian group Baha Men in 1998.
A Chest Of Drawers Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times A tale set in no particular time or place, telling the tragic love story of a beekeeper and a brawny man.
Acid Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear As an acid cloud is slowly moving inland, the panic-ridden population is forced to run away.
Asparagus Tips Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times Dinner is so much easier with friends. Especially when one of them is edible.
Behind Banana Vacuum Screened before: Who Let The Dogs Out A behind-the-scenes look into this new-age punk band and its unexpected lead singer.
Caterpillarplasty Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear Fusing elements of Kafka and Kubrick, this grotesque sci-fi satire lifts plastic surgery to another level.
Chowboys: An American Folktale Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come Things seem hopeless when three mysterious cowboys find themselves stranded on the coldest night in recorded history.
Claire Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times Following a brutal attack, a young woman's seemingly inevitable fate is rudely interrupted by a piece of music she despises.
Count Your Curses Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come In a town where supernatural beings are part of everyday life, two roommates face a recurring problem: their house spirit was devoured by an unknown creature overnight.
Fast Horse Screened before: Ask Dr. Ruth Welcome to the dangerous, high-stakes world of Indian Relay — North America’s original extreme sport, where jockeys ride horses bareback and jump from one horse to another in the middle of the race.
Fun More Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear A war of words leads to an epic standstill.
Helsinki Mansplaining Massacre Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear A horror comedy about one woman's desperate struggle to survive a pack of men who just want to explain everything to her.
Hoarder Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear A meticulous hoarder's warehouse is filled with trinkets, but there are far more than trinkets locked away.
I Swallow Your Secrets Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear A psychological thriller about an impoverished rural family and the lengths they go to in order to survive.
Kill 'Em With Kindness Screened before: Freaks One final delivery stands between a pizza guy and his weekend off with friends, but this is more than a simple task when the delivery leads him to both his longtime crush, and his worst customer.
Knockstrike Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear Two men accidentally exchange briefcases. One contains a videotape that will lead the new owner to embark on an unexpected journey.
Love After Anne Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come Henry VII desperately wants a new woman in his life, but faces a pretty big dating obstacle: everyone knows he beheaded his last wife.
Mega Crimes Unit Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come Big cops solving small crimes with disastrous results.
Memento Mori Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times A young woman coming to terms with her cancer diagnosis is faced not only with cancer itself, but also with an onslaught of opinions from those sitting opposite to her.
No One Will Ever Believe You Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear It’s Halloween and Lucy wants to give a good scare to her sister by dressing up as a monster. But she might not be the only creature lurking in the teenager’s room.
Old Haunt Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times A procrastinating writer stays in an Airbnb to get some work done, but after an unexpected visitor arrives, he finds himself in an increasingly unsettling set of situations.
Squirrel Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come A meager apology tests a woman's fortitude to forgive.
Sunscapades Screened before: Assassinaut A day at the beach takes a gruesome turn when triplets Lily, Milly and Billy attempt a prank on their grumpy ol' dad.
Technology Lake: Meditations On Death And Sex Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come A dog and her owner navigate the perils of modern technology.
The Artistic Process Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times A blocked artist seeks creative inspiration.
The Boogeywoman Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times After getting her first period, a late bloomer meets a goddess opening the door to womanhood.
The Helping Hand Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear A couple looking for an escape from developing their newborn child, turns to a new monitoring technology to handle the process.
The Procedure 2 Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come A man is forced to endure another strange experiment.
The Sunset Channel Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come A housebound man thinks he might be the only witness of a disturbing event on his television.
Tickle My Pickle Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times Accompanied by a jar of pickles and a banging soundtrack, Emily shows her primal emotions toward her milkman.
Under Covers Part of: Shorts: The Shape Of Things To Come On the night of a lunar eclipse, we uncover the sweet, salacious, and spooky secrets of a small town in this stop motion animated film.
Valerio's Day Out Part of: Shorts: An All Consuming Fear A young jaguar, Valerio, goes on a killing spree when he escapes from his enclosure at a zoo. After he's caught, sedated, and relocated he makes a video diary for his significant other, Lula.
Wakey Wakey Part of: Shorts: Friends And Lovers In Confusing Times Blood n' guts, the deep blue sea, tooth decay, and her lazy (but weirdly menacing?) boyfriend add up to a really rough night of sleep for Alex.
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